The Thirteen Colonies, also known as the Thirteen British Colonies or the Thirteen American Colonies, were a group of British colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America. Founded in the 17th and 18th centuries, they began fighting the American Revolutionary War in April 1775 and formed the United States of America by declaring full ...
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The Thirteen Colonies were colonies in British North America in what is now the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.They were founded for different reasons. Some people thought that they would make a lot of money in new goods in America that could not be found in Europe, such as tobacco.
The Thirteen Colonies wur Breetish Colonies on the Atlantic coast o North Americae foondit atween 1607 (Virginie) an 1733 (Georgie). The colonies began collaboratin at the Albany Congress o 1754 tae demand mair richts an set up a Continental Congress that declared unthirldom frae Great Breetain in 1776 an furmed a new sovereign state, the Unitit States o Americae.
The thirteen colonies were all founded with royal authorization, and authority continued to flow from the monarch as colonial governments exercised authority in the king's name. A colony's precise relationship to the Crown depended on whether it was a charter colony , proprietary colony or royal colony as defined in its colonial charter .
The category includes articles on the history of the European Thirteen Colonies on the east coast of present day United States, before the American Revolutionary War. See also: Category:Colonization history of the United States, Category:Pre-statehood history of U.S. states, and Category:European colonization of the Americas.
The 13 colonies should be described as such in the lede. I'm not an expert on the subject, though. 220.127.116.11 15:47, 23 September 2019 (UTC) And, "thirteen colonies" is common usage and it is clearly understood what that means.